- 2 years ago
- 1114 views
Heading into his UFC 153 light heavyweight main event showdown with Stephan Bonnar, Anderson Silva doesn't intend to let his goal of an undefeated career in the Octagon slip away. read news >>
- 7 months ago
- 339 views
At UFC 168, Anderson Silva broke his leg upon having one of his kicks checked by the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. After undergoing surgery to repair the former champion’s left tibia and fibula and months of rehabilitation, one of Silva’s managers, Ed Soares, predicted the Brazilian's return. According to Elias Cepeda of Yahoo Sports, Soares stated: We won't see him (Silva) back any earlier than the end of this year or, most likely, the beginning of next year...There's always a c read news >>
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman expects a war in the rematch with Anderson Silva on Dec. 28 and feels it's important to finish to silence the doubters. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 700 views
With no expectations and a career that didn't put championships as his ultimate measure of success, could a perfect storm be brewing for an epic upset by Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153? read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 1302 views
With his career winding down, UFC veteran
Stephan Bonnar has been begging for a big fight. Now
he's got it.
USA TODAY Sports has confirmed with company officials that Anderson Silva is moving up to 205
pounds to meet Bonnar in the three-round main event of October's UFC 153 event.
Additionally, Brazilian slugger Glover Teixeira meets
countryman Fabio Maldonado in the evening's co-main event.
And in a bout first reported by Brazilian outlet Tatame, former interim
heavyweight champion read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 1001 views
DENVER - Undefeated contender Chris Weidman doesn't yet know whom he's facing in his next fight.
But for now, he's not allowing for any possibility other than UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
And while "The Spider" and his camp have largely downplayed the potential of fighting the fast-rising up-and-comer, Weidman isn't ready to say the champ is ducking him.
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- 4 years ago
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Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares says that his fighter is still probably two years away from retirement, but when he does walk away from the sport ideally it would be as undefeated in the UFC. Read More >> read news >>
LONDON – Everyone, it seems, has an opinion on Anderson Silva in the wake of his positive drug tests at UFC 183. Included in that mix is UFC light heavyweight Jimi ManuwaFiled under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
- 20 days ago
- 105 views
The initial response across the mixed martial arts (MMA) community when it was revealed that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva had failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 183 for performance enhancing drugs (PED), was complete and utter shock. Among those surprised to hear the news "The Spider" failed for anabolic steroids was former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. If you recall, part of the reas read news >>
Last Saturday night at UFC 183, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon for the first time in 399 days to tangle with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz... read news >>
At UFC 183, MMA legend Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon 13 months after suffering a broken leg that seemingly could have ended his career. While Silva appeared a bit more tentative than usual Saturday, he still was able to show some flashes of the brilliance that made him the best fighter in the history of the sport. In the end, The Spider did enough against Nick Diaz to earn a decision win, his first victory since October 2012. Now 39 years old, it's hard to guess how many bouts Silva has read news >>
In some ways, simply stepping into the Octagon last night to meet Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 was Anderson Silva's greatest moment. Not from a pure mixed martial arts perspective, of course. The former longtime UFC middleweight champion's bout with Diaz in Las Vegas was at times perplexing, at times seemed on the verge of getting to the next level without ever quite getting there, at times looked like two guys who had been out of action a very long time. No, I'm talking about the fact read news >>
- 26 days ago
- 204 views
For many years, Anderson Silva was considered the best MMA fighter in the world, a mythical position that most feel belongs now to Jon Jones. Right after Silva's fight with Nick Diaz ended on Saturday, he climbed over the top of the cage and landed right in from of Jones. There will be almost surely be no match between the two, who have both said they would have no interest in such a fight. But it apparently was to show respect to Jones as the new top star of the sport. While he never mentioned read news >>
Anderson Silva may have posted one of the most gratifying wins of his MMA career at UFC 183 by out-pointing fan favorite Nick Diaz. That said, he was noncommittal on his fighting future. Speaking with ESPN's SportsCenter, Silva said that he "will go back...and talk to [his] family." "I will go back to my home and talk to my family." - Anderson Silva on what's next in his career. #SCatUFC183 pic.twitter.com/nYMGkHPQXd — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 1, 2015 He echoed that sentiment again read news >>